Disability Support Pension

Disability Support Pensions Australia SeniorsAre you eligible for the Disability Support Pension? Is it better to choose the Disability Support Pension or the Age Pension, if you have the choice? Find the answers to these questions and more on the YOURLifeChoices Disability Support Pension page.

You will also find information on disability services, Centrelink updates, and how the disability pension affects your finances, both before and after you retire.

Possible DSP changes

Possible DSP changes

Sue has heard that there may be changes to the hours which one can work ...

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Planned DSP increases

Planned DSP increases

Lorna would like to know if those on the Disability Support Pension will also see ...

Accessibility for seniors

Accessibility for seniors

Learning to cope with a disability is challenging at the best of times but ...

The Carbon Tax: What’s in it for carers and people with disability

The Carbon Tax: What’s in it for carers and people with disability

Receive assistance in two ways

Disability support pensions

Disability support pensions

Q. Tony I am receiving a part DSP, my wife works full time, I would like to know that if my wife refuses to give me the info that is required by Centrelink (her wage details) in order for me to get my support ...

Gifting and DSP

Gifting and DSP

While a gift of money may seem like blessing, you should take into consideration how it will affect your Centrelink payments. Q. Allison My mother is helping me purchase a car by gifting me a sum of money. My son suggested investing this ...

Disability Services Links

Disability Services Links

Accessibility.com.au, An access information supermarket for the use of people with special needs, their families, friends, carers, seniors, families with prams, health and design professionals and international visitors. Go there The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations is being established as the ...

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Asset limits have been reviewed and increased in line with recent CPI pension increases.

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YOURLifeChoices answer your questions on the Age Pension, Starting retirement and using Centrelink Online Services.

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